Sales Supervisor Salary

The average Sales Supervisor in the United States earns approximately $14.09 per hour. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the particular city and experience level. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by the greater part. Women make up a slight majority of Sales Supervisors (50 percent) survey respondents. Male Sales Supervisors are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 50 percent of the field. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$31,113 - $69,140
$31K
$50K
$69K
MEDIAN: $49,817
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$10.22 - $18.69
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$0$69K
Salary $31,113 - $69,140
Bonus $101.37 - $15,389
Profit Sharing $2,457
Commission $50.68 - $29,154
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,760 - $68,645
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 254
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $10.22 - $18.69
Hourly Tips $3.26
Overtime $14.62 - $29.72
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $101.37 - $15,389
Commission $50.68 - $29,154
Profit Sharing $2,457
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,760 - $68,645
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 297

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Job Description for Sales Supervisor

A sales supervisor works to ensure that the customer's needs and relevant sales targets are met. This position involves dealing with customers and their sales team, and it involves a delicate balance that, in the hands of the right person, make all parties pleased about their experiences with each other.

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Sales Supervisor Tasks

  • Secure new sources of recurring revenue
  • Manage sales strategies for the products/services
  • Manage sales support function for customers
  • Account administration for existing clients

Common Career Paths for Sales Supervisor


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Sales Supervisors may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Regional Sales Manager. The latter position pays an average of $84K annually. More often than not, a Retail Store Manager role is the next step for Sales Supervisors moving up in the field. Retail Store Managers usually make $41K per year. Many other Sales Supervisors choose to take on a Retail Store Assistant Manager role, where salaries are typically $32K.

Sales Supervisor Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Sales Supervisor


Macy's, Inc., LensCrafters Inc., Comcast Cable, Inc., Staples, Inc., and Michael Kors are among the top companies that take on many Sales Supervisors. Comcast Cable, Inc. offers the largest salaries in town — $74K on average. Sales Supervisors will also find cushy salaries at Geico (+$56K), Time Warner Cable Company (+$50K), and Michael Kors (+$36K).

Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at Staples, Inc. ($27K), Luxottica Retail Group ($28K), and LensCrafters Inc. ($31K).

Popular Skills for Sales Supervisor


Sales Supervisors seem to require a number of specific skills. Fortunate workers who know Customer Relationship Management command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 32 percent above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Customer Service, Operations Management, and People Management. For most people, competency in Sales indicates knowledge of Training.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Sales Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 280 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 185 salaries. An experienced Sales Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 125 salaries. A Sales Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 33 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,665

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Boston is home to an above-average pay rate for Sales Supervisors, 49 percent higher than the national average. Sales Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Columbus (+49 percent), Omaha (+25 percent), Atlanta (+21 percent), and Los Angeles (+17 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Sales Supervisor's salary, with Miami Sales Supervisors earning salaries that are 21 percent less than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Pittsburgh (19 percent lower) and Portland (18 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Sales Supervisor

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 135 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Sales Supervisor Salaries

▲43%

▲26%

▲7%

National Average
$39,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Sales Supervisor Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲34%


▼0%

National Average
$39,000

▼6%

Team Leadership
▼6%


Operations Management
▼12%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 135 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 24%
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